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Is that unusual? I saw 2 carriers on the one small cell I saw in the KC area so far.

Very. Relay fed small cells are single carrier only. Traditional backhaul fed sites are like finding a needle in a haystack so far.

 

^ actual first dual carrier small cell configuration confirmation right there.

 

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28 minutes ago, lilotimz said:

Very. Relay fed small cells are single carrier only. Traditional backhaul fed sites are like finding a needle in a haystack so far.

 

^ actual first dual carrier small cell configuration confirmation right there.

 

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If you look at the small cell post on October 25, 2017, it is dual carrier.  I will go check them.  Maybe they are all dual carrier.

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56 minutes ago, bucdenny said:

If you look at the small cell post on October 25, 2017, it is dual carrier.  I will go check them.  Maybe they are all dual carrier.

Thing to do is speedtest result + SCP + engineering to verify imo. 

Maybe the result of the cable deal with cox?

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Very. Relay fed small cells are single carrier only. Traditional backhaul fed sites are like finding a needle in a haystack so far.  
^ actual first dual carrier small cell configuration confirmation right there.
 
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A lot of the small cell sites in NYC have two carriers... ?

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1 minute ago, Dkoellerwx said:

A lot of the small cell sites in NYC have two carriers... ?

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The same as Tim mentioned, fiber-fed sites are 2xCA, relay fed are all single carrier.

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A lot of the small cell sites in NYC have two carriers... ?

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Clearwire small cell conversions with tradition backhaul. New ones are mostly relay fed.

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Heading to San Diego tomorrow. I'll mostly be downtown but I'll be on the look out for small cells.

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Was at Rady's Children's Hospital today. I've been with Sprint since 2009. I've been throughout a lot of growing pains with their network over the years but it's definitely been worth it. I will say though, I used to get consistent LTE in Carlsbad at Costco, but when I went to the food court which is located outdoors, it would constantly roam between 3G & roaming and it would be that way along I-5 all the way to Del Mar Heights. I wonder if Sprint is upgrading towers again?IMG_1170.JPG


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55 minutes ago, bookertdub said:

Was at Rady's Children's Hospital today. I've been with Sprint since 2009. I've been throughout a lot of growing pains with their network over the years but it's definitely been worth it. I will say though, I used to get consistent LTE in Carlsbad at Costco, but when I went to the food court which is located outdoors, it would constantly roam between 3G & roaming and it would be that way along I-5 all the way to Del Mar Heights. I wonder if Sprint is upgrading towers again?IMG_1170.JPG


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Yes Sprint still upgrading. We should be expecting B26 EOY, that should fill in all the 3G holes.

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Yes Sprint still upgrading. We should be expecting B26 EOY, that should fill in all the 3G holes.

Is this part of the 800 MHz plan that's coming to Southern California as part of the IBEZ rebranding?


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Is this part of the 800 MHz plan that's coming to Southern California as part of the IBEZ rebranding?


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Yes sir, it's almost complete. Keep eye out on Sprint sites, we maybe start seeing them install new B26 equipment soon. 

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2 minutes ago, bookertdub said:


Is this part of the 800 MHz plan that's coming to Southern California as part of the IBEZ rebranding?


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800 MHz comes because of IBEZ rebanding being finishing up after more than 10 years. 

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Yes sir, it's almost complete. Keep eye out on Sprint sites, we maybe start seeing them install new B26 equipment soon. 

That would be great, this will greatly assist with indoor Sprint coverage if I'm not mistaken.


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It's hard to believe a tad more than 5 years ago, Sprint didn't have any LTE in San Diego. Still more work to be done on Sprint's end but much better than at this time 5 years ago. I'm not mistaken, I think the other spot where LTE started in San Diego was in the South Bay. I found this on my Facebook memories popup today.IMG_1187.thumb.JPG.d6f736a46dd04c2f8b1dc6bb3b22a3c5.JPG

 

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9 hours ago, bookertdub said:

It's hard to believe a tad more than 5 years ago, Sprint didn't have any LTE in San Diego. Still more work to be done on Sprint's end but much better than at this time 5 years ago. I'm not mistaken, I think the other spot where LTE started in San Diego was in the South Bay. I found this on my Facebook memories popup today.IMG_1187.thumb.JPG.d6f736a46dd04c2f8b1dc6bb3b22a3c5.JPG

 

I remember LTE hunting looking for signals off the I-5 & CA-52. That was one of the original live LTE sites in San Diego.  I was only a few months old on S4GRU!

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Last streetlight adjacent to westbound Aero Drive, prior to Kearney Villa Rd, I spotted this. Is this Sprint's equipment? IMG_1210.JPG


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6 minutes ago, bookertdub said:

Last streetlight adjacent to westbound Aero Drive, prior to Kearney Villa Rd, I spotted this. Is this Sprint's equipment? IMG_1210.JPG


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From what I've seen from others that spotted Sprint small cells in your market looks to be yes.

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12 hours ago, bookertdub said:

Last streetlight adjacent to westbound Aero Drive, prior to Kearney Villa Rd, I spotted this. Is this Sprint's equipment? IMG_1210.JPG


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Verizon also use same type of setup.

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Looking at the Mobilitie applications, looks like many are only taking 3 months to get inspected/approved.  Once approved it is live.

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5 minutes ago, WuTang03 said:

I really love the look of these. Looks like Mobilite learned their lesson!

It looks like it only takes 3 months to get these small cells approved in San Diego.  Usually, it is very difficult for the mobile carriers to do anything in San Diego.

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